BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Ian King purchased 21 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 600 ($7.50) per share, for a total transaction of £126 ($157.42).

BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 599.50 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 548.53 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 523.77. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 18.99 billion. BAE Systems plc has a 12 month low of GBX 455.40 and a 12 month high of GBX 631.50.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)

BA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Barclays PLC restated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.37) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc from GBX 518 ($6.47) to GBX 540 ($6.75) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “conviction-buy” rating and set a GBX 671 ($8.38) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Sunday, September 11th. Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of BAE Systems plc to a “buy” rating and boosted their price target for the company from GBX 520 ($6.50) to GBX 580 ($7.25) in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Finally, BNP Paribas boosted their price target on shares of BAE Systems plc from GBX 541 ($6.76) to GBX 565 ($7.06) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 567.47 ($7.09).

BAE Systems plc Company Profile

BAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. Its segments include Electronic Systems, which consist of the Company’s United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities; Cyber & Intelligence, which consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and the United Kingdom-headquartered applied intelligence business; Platforms & Services (US), which produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions; Platforms & Services (UK), which consist of its United Kingdom-based air, maritime, combat vehicle, munitions and shared services activities; Platforms & Services (International), which consist of the Company’s businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia and Oman, together with its interest in the MBDA joint venture, and HQ, which comprises the Company’s head office activities, together with approximately 49% interest in Air Astana.

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